Peyton Manning Bio : Early Life, Career & Net Worth

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Peyton Manning is a former American Football Quarterback. Considered to be one of the most influential quarterbacks of all time, Manning has participated in 18 seasons of the National Football League (NFL).

When it comes to the Manning household, Football is in their blood. His younger brother, Eli Manning is also an equally accomplished former NFL player. His father is Archie Manning, a former football quarterback.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Peyton is an Aries by horoscope chart, and like a Ram, Manning charges through the foe to secure a touchdown.

The Sherif, a well-deserved tilt for the formidable Manning, knows what he wants and how to get it.

Let’s take a look at the life of Sherif Peyton Manning.

About Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning is a New Orleans, Louisiana-born NFL legend. Manning is 44 years old as of 2020. He is an American and is of a Caucasian ethnic background.

Regarding his looks, Peyton is blonde, 6’5″ (1.96m) in height, and weighs about 229lb (104 KG).

The color of his eyes is dark brown. Further, His Bicep and chest size measures up to 15.5 inches and 46 inches, respectively.

Peyton Manning played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons and spent 4 seasons with the Denver Broncos.

Manning was passionate about Football from his childhood. This passion and dedication Peyton showed to the sports groomed him to become the legend he is today.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

The most valuable player is the one that makes the most players valuable.

Quick Facts

Full Name Peyton Williams Manning
Other Name The Sheriff, Peytie Pie
Birth Date March 24, 1976
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana
Age 47 Years Old
Horoscope Aries
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height  6’5″ (1.96m)
Weight 229lb (104 KG)
Build Bicep Size – 15.5 inches

Chest Size – 46 inches

Shoe Size – 13 US

Father’s Name Archie Manning
Mother’s Name Olivia Manning
High School Isidore Newman High School
University Tenessee College
Profession Footballer
Position Quarterback
Net Worth $250m
Sibling Eli Manning
Career Status Retired
Marital Status Married
Wife Ashler Manning
Child Daughter Mosley Thompson

Son Marshal Williams

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Last Update March, 2024

Early Life of Peyton Manning

Peyton Williams Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 24, 1976, to father Archie Manning and mother Olivia Manning. Born in the ‘Super’

Archie Manning household, Peyton and his brothers Cooper and Eli Manning were introduced to Football from a young age.

My dad told us up front, ’Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it’s your decision.

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Peyton Manning with Trophy

Peyton Manning and his brothers loved to follow their dad to practice during off-seasons. There the coach Jim Mora sometimes let them toss the ball around the field.

Like his father, Peyton Manning grew up to love American Football, which shaped the two brothers to become the greatest players of their generation.

Life was pretty much set for Peyton Manning. He was a sought-after player by many Highschools and Colleges.

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Isidore Newman School

Peyton Manning graduated from Isidore Newman School. During his time there, Peyton led his team to many victories. Some of the notable accomplishments of this future NFL legend consist of;

Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player-of-the-Year and

Touchdown Club National Offensive Player-of-the-Year in 1993.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 31: Cooper Manning, Eli Manning, Peyton Manning, and father Archie Manning attend the 2013 Legends For Charity Dinner, where Archie was honored by the Hyatt Regency New Orleans on January 31, 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Tyler Kaufman/Getty Images)

Manning started to wear jersey #18 as a tribute to his older brother, who had to retire due to spinal stenosis.

And his younger wore the same #18 jersey during his time on the team. Manning was a popular pick for many High Schools around the states.

University of Tennessee

After completing high school, Peyton chose to study at the University of Tennessee. Here Peyton played College Football under head coach Philip Fulmer.

Academically, Manning was elected to Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa Society.

During his time studying for a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication. As a player, Manning became Tennessee’s all-time leading passer with 11,201 yards and 89 touchdowns and won 39 of 45 games as a starter.

He was awarded the National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award.

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LAWRENCE, KANSAS – JANUARY 25: Former NFL quarterback Payton Manning attends a basketball game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse on January 25, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Some noteworthy accomplishments of Peyton Mannings include;

In 1994

At the start of Manning’s College Football Career, his team finished the season 8–4 with a 45–23 victory over Virginia Tech in the 1994 Gator Bowl.

He finished his first college season with 1,141 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, and six interceptions. During his first season, The Sherif was named the team’s starter and remained so for the rest of his college career.

In 1995

The Tennessee Volunteers football team finished the season ranked 3rd; Manning was voted 6th in Heisman Trophy.

Manning showed quite an improvement this season with 2,954 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and four interceptions.

In 1996

Peyton Manning was set to complete his Degree in speech communication this year. But this did not throw Manning off of his game; Peyton’s performance was only getting better and better.

He finished with 3,287 passing yards, 20 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions and was ranked 8th in the Heisman Trophy vote.

In 1997

Peyton Manning returned as a senior; this year would be his last time playing for his Tennessee College team.

Manning finished his final season at Tennessee with 3,819 passing yards, 36 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions.

In 2016, Peyton Manning was inducted into the Tennessee Athletics Hall of Fame and named the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame’s Tennessean of the year.

If you work hard and you play well, all those critics quiet themselves pretty quickly.

Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

In 1996, Peyton was accused of harassing his trainer Jamie Ann Naughright; Jamie settled the case for $300,000 and resigned from the school.

Manning had ‘allegedly’ pressed his genitals against Naughright’s face during a foot exam. Peyton claimed it to be a prank. But, this alleged prank went too far.

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The Sherif | Professional Career

Peyton Manning has had a fruitful career as an athlete. He was in the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons.

However, Manning played with the team for 13 seasons as he had to be sidelined due to a neck injury in 2011.

Peyton joined the Denver Broncos and played with the team for 4 seasons after recovering from the injury. Before retiring in 2016.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Indianapolis Colts

In 1998, Manning was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts. Manning secured 3,739 passing yards and 26 passing touchdowns, and 28 interceptions in his 1998 season as a rookie. He played 13 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts.

During his run with the Indianapolis Colts, Manning secured 54,828 yards, 399 touchdowns, and 198 intercepts.

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Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts

Denver Broncos

After Peyton Manning’s comeback from a neck injury, He joined the Denver Broncos in 2012. manning played for the Broncos for 4 seasons.

During Sherif’s time with the Denver Broncos, he made 17,112 passing yards, 140 touchdowns, and 53 intercepts.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

During the active years of the Manning brothers. The two brothers (team) went face-to-face three times in the regular season.

Dubbed ‘The Manning Bowl,’ where Peyton bested Eli’s team in all of their regular-season encounter.

Peyton Manning | Super Bowl

The Sherif owns two super bowl rings; he has led his team to four super bowls and has won twice. In 2007, Manning was named the super bowl MVP.

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Peyton’s Super Bowl rings

Peyton Manning | Accomplishments

The contributions made by Peyton Manning in his career as a Footballer are too many to count, but some of the more notable accomplishments by Mannings include;

Peyton has 5 NFL MVPs under his name; Manning was named MVP in 2003, 2004,  2008, 2009, and 2013. Furthermore, The Sherif was named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 and 2013.

Manning has won 9 NFL Epsy Awards during his career.

The Misconceived Legacy of Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning | Networth and Salary

Manning to reportedly worth around $250 million. This NFL legend has achieved countless victories in his fruitful career as an Athlete. And he has an equally legendary net worth to prove it too.

Peyton was one of the highest-paid athletes during his golden years because of his brand endorsement deals and tv appearance, Manning had a peak income of $18 million, and some years he earned double the amount.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning’s TV appearance

No doubt Manning is a talented player, but did you know he has a knack for acting as well? With strong comedic timing and acting skills, Manning has proved himself to be a great actor.

Maybe someday we might get to see him on the big screen. But, for now, some of his TV appearances include.

 Saturday Night Live

Peyton got the opportunity to flex his acting skills and his comedy chops in front of thousands of SNL and Manning fans.

As a host, Manning killed it on stage. Peyton looked like he was having the time of his life hosting SNL.His monologues were smooth.

All and all, viewers, regardless of whether they are a fan of Football or not, have enjoyed their time on SNL.

Comedy Central roast of Rob Lowe

In the 2016 roast of Rob Lowe, Manning delivered a great deal of trash-talking (all in good spirits) to Rob Lowe. These two have a deep history together.

As always, The Sherif was awesome in his performance.

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Peyton Manning on the Comedy Central roast of Rob Lowe

Wife and Children of Peyton

Peyton Manning is married to the wonderful Ashley Manning; they were married on March 17, 2001. Ashley Manning holds a major in finance and marketing.

And together, they have two adorable twin children, Marshall Williams and Mosley Thompson Manning. They were born on March 31st, 2011.

Manning is living the time time of his life with his family after retirement. His photos on vacation occasionally pop up on the internet, which is enough to set social media on fire.

Peyton Manning on Social Media

Posts about Peyton Manning are a hot topic on social media. However, He is not active on any social media platform.

Someday he might decide to join in on the action, don’t expect to see him on social sites soon.

His brother Eli Manning is on Twitter as @EliManning. There was a picture of a shirtless Peyton; his post-athlete career abs were a hot topic on Twitter. Eli recently retweeted a post from New York Post Sports.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Peyback Foundation

Peyton Manning and Ashley Manning started a Peyback Foundation to help disadvantaged children by organizing assistance programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for youths.

The foundation has provided more than $15 million in its cause for the future of the youths.

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Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning | Cars

As to How many cars he owns, Peyton can be seen riding his Toyota Land Cruiser($85,415), Chevy suburban($51,700), and Ranger rover Sports($68,650). Judging by the similarities these car shares, Peyton, a family man, prefers driving SUVs.

Also, He has been seen in a Buick Verano($16,200). A compact car manufactured by General Motors.

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning

Some Queries:

How tall is Ashley Manning?

Ashley Manning, the Wife of Peyton Manning, is 5 feet 5 inches tall.

How many Super Bowl rings does Peyton Manning have?

Peyton Manning has two Superbowl rings after Denver Broncos’ 24-10 victory over Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl and when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Chicago Bears, 29-17.

When was Peyton Manning inducted into the hall of fame?

Peyton Manning, the American Football legend, was inducted into the hall of fame in 2016.

Who is better, Tom Brady or Peyton Manning?

Peyton Manning has won half(two) of the Super Bowls he has participated in, while Tom Brady has led his team to 9 super bowls and won 6 of them.

However, Out of the five times, the two teams have met on the field, Manning has won 3 matches against Brady’s team.

Both Peyton and Tom are great athletes, but it all depends on the person you ask when it comes to comparison.

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